Psychologist offers five tips for managing socio-political stress
If you’re reeling from the news and the political strife in our country, you’re not alone. You may benefit from some coping methods suggested by the Department of Psychology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University. Shari Steinman, assistant professor of clinical psychology who researches anxiety disorders, and two graduate students, Gabby Ponzini and Kelsey Evey, created five simple tips:
NANOGrav finds possible ‘first hints’ of low-frequency gravitational wave background
In data gathered and analyzed over 13 years, the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves Physics Frontiers Center, featuring researchers from the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, has found an intriguing low-frequency signal that may be attributable to gravitational waves.
WVU researchers inform COVID-19 vaccine communication
The first shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in West Virginia on December 14. As doses are administered, researchers from the WVU Public Interest Communication Research Lab are focused on making sure West Virginians get timely, accurate and scientifically sound information related to the vaccine.
Meet the December 2020 Grads: Nathan Weston
Meet December 2020 grad Nathan Weston (BS, Forensic and Investigative Science).
Meet the December 2020 Grads: Maryssa Beasley
Meet December 2020 grad Maryssa Beasley (PhD, Chemistry).
Peace Tree Ceremony honors COVID-19 losses in West Virginia
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Native American Studies peace tree ceremony was a small, private event involving just six people. They met at the peace tree outside Martin Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, during Native American Heritage Month. The gathering marked the 28th anniversary of the WVU peace tree, planted by Haudenosaunee (Iroquoian) leaders and commemorated annually by the University community with Native American keynote speakers from tribes throughout the U.S.